David Holmes

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    Cost update Q3 2017

    2017-12-07T07:00:00

    Price pressures continue to be caused by weak productivity aggravated by Brexit negotiations, while exchange rates improved as the Bank of England prepared to raise interest rates.

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    Cost update Q3 2016

    2016-12-08T16:34:00

    Building costs rose overall, with materials cost inflation increasingly contributing to this - labour costs are rising too but at a lower rate

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    Cost model update: small projects

    2010-11-05T00:00:00

    The recent changes to Part L could add up to 8% to the capital cost of building, says David Holmes of Davis Langdon. This is what that will mean for primary schools, social housing and small industrial units

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    Cost update Q3 2013

    2013-11-26T10:32:00

    Construction output has a way to go to get back to pre-recession levels; materials prices aren’t going anywhere fast and steel is in free fall.

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    Cost update Q4 2013

    2014-02-25T08:50:00

    Construction output has a way to go to get back to pre-recession levels; materials prices aren’t going anywhere fast and steel is in free fall.